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Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Veerabhadran Ramanathan is a distinguished professor of atmospheric and climate sciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and an “ordinary academician” at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Rome. His work is expected to have contributed to Pope Francis’ encyclical.

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Marc Morano

Marc Morano is executive director of ClimateDepot.com and communications director at Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, a conservative think tank in Washington that is skeptical of man-made climate change. He has been critical of Pope Francis’ involvement in climate change issues and his reliance on United Nations climate change data.

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Douglas Kysar

Douglas Kysar is a professor of law at Yale Law School. His areas of scholarship and research include torts, environmental law, and risk regulation. He recently took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies entitled, “Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters.”

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Dekila Chungyalpa

Dekila Chungyalpa is a McCluskey Visiting Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She recently took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies entitled, “Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters.”

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Mary Evelyn Tucker

Mary Evelyn Tucker is a senior lecturer and research scholar at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Divinity School and Department of Religious Studies. She also directs the Forum on Religion and Ecology with her husband, John Grim.

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Margaret Farley

Margaret Farley is professor emerita of Christian ethics at Yale Divinity School. Her scholarship and research includes ethical methodology, medical ethics, sexual ethics, social ethics, historical theological ethics, ethics and spirituality, justice and HIV/AIDS. In April 2015, she took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies titled “Pope Francis […]

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Peter Crane

Peter Crane is the Dean of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Professor of Botany at Yale University. His scholarship and research centers on plant diversity, the origin and fossil history of plants, their current status, and conservation and use, according to the School’s website. He recently took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of […]

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Maureen Mullarkey

Maureen Mullarkey is a painter and writer who focuses on art and culture. She has been published in The Nation, Crisis, Commonweal, Hudson Review, Arts, The New Criterion, First Things, The Weekly Standard, and The Magazine Antiques, and she has served as a columnist for The New York Sun. She was quoted in a New York Times article about Pope Francis’ climate change […]

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Joseph Bast

Joseph Bast is president and CEO of the Chicago-based Heartland Institute, which is skeptical of man-made climate change. Bast’s research focuses on public policy, environmentalism, climate change, health care and economic issues. He has been critical of Pope Francis’ climate change campaign.

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